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Jul 28, 2014

Gaza crisis: UN agrees on demand for cease-fire

The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it... #Israel #Hamas #United Nations

Jul 30, 2014

'Barrel bomb' use in Syria said to escalate despite U.N. ban

The Syrian government has escalated its use of "barrel bombs" against densely populated neighborhoods near Aleppo in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution banning the indiscriminate and deadly explosives, Human Rights Watch reported Wednesda... #Syria #U N Security Council #Human Rights Watch #Aleppo, Syria

Jul 30, 2014

Syrian Government Increases Barrel Bombing, Rights Group Claims

Human Rights Watch calls on Russia and China to quit blocking action against the regime, as U.N. Security Council meets on Wednesda... #U N Security Council #China #Human Rights Watch #Syria

Jul 28, 2014

U.N. Security Council Calls for Unconditional Cease-Fire in Gaza

The international body agreed on a demand for an immediate truce in Gaza on Monday, following the resumption of fighting between Hamas and Israe... #Israel #U N Security Council #Hamas #Ban Ki-moon #Middle East #Palestine

Jul 21, 2014

Malaysia Air crash: UN approves resolution calling for probe

The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday demanding international access to the site of the plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military activities around the area, following intense pressure on a reluctant Russia ... #Malaysia #United Nations

Jul 21, 2014

U.N. Security Council unanimously approves probe of crash in Ukraine

The United Nations Security Council, increasing pressure on Russia over the downing of a jetliner of Ukraine, adopted a resolution Monday calling for investigators to have unfettered access to the crash site and demanding a cease-fire in the area... #U N Security Council #United Nations

Jul 21, 2014

U.N. Security Council Holds Urgent Meeting on Gaza

In light of the worsening situation in Gaza, Jordan presented a draft resolution calling for the protection of civilians and an immediate cease-fire at a U.N. Security Council emergency meeting on Sunda... #U N Security Council #Jordan #Hamas #Israel #Palestine #United Nations

Jul 22, 2014

Troubles at MH17 site stir coverup concerns: #tellusatoday

The U.N. Security Council voted Monday for an international investigation into the downing of MH17... #U N Security Council #Jordan #Hamas #Israel #Palestine #United Nations

Jul 21, 2014

UN Calls for Probe of Plane Downed Over Ukraine

(UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday demanding international access to the site of the plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military activities around the area, following intense pressure on ... #Russia #Ukraine #United Nations